Tip of the hat to Librado Lozano (in KERA promotions) for finding this clip on Vimeo: A behind-the-scenes look at what Austin PBS station KLRU is doing to preserve original episodes of Austin City Limits for future generations. Here, an engineer is transferring the pilot episode from 1976 (with Willie Nelson, natch) from a long-obsolete [...]
Posts Tagged 'Music'
… it’s already hurting touring music groups, especially on-the-margin indie bands, says the Los Angeles Times. In Texas, it has to be affecting those regional groups that essentially make their living along the “Golden Triangle,” the Houston-Austin-DFW circuit.
Neil Slater conducted the One O’CLock Lab Band in Italy The One O’Clock Lab Band’s tour of Europe is coming to a close in Perugia, Italy — and so is director Neil Slater’s career with the band. After 27 years, he’ll be stepping down in August. So this is his last tour performance. We’ve been [...]
Late-night Perugian Jazz fans come to hear the One O’Clock The One O’Clock Lab Band has reached Rome and then headed for Perugia, the capital of Umbria, the central Italian region and home of the Umbria Jazz Festival. The Art&Seek Blog has been following the University of North Texas jazz group on its European invasion, [...]
Old 97′s frontman Stuart Ransom Miller II – a Dallas kid and Saint Marks alum who now calls New York’s Hudson River Valley home – spent a good chunk of time this morning with Terry Gross, talking about his music, childhood, spirituality and his harrowing experiences near Ground Zero on 9/11. The interview is definitely [...]
UNT Jazz musicians Chris Bullock and Sean Foley Ja, ja, jazz mit bier ist gut: From clues cleverly hidden in this picture, how can we tell the One O’Clock Lab Band has made it to Germany? The Art&Seek Blog has been following the University of North Texas jazz group on its current tour of Europe, [...]
Lee Cullum interviews Bill Lively, CEO and Founding President of the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts. Lively has led the campaign to raise more than $300 million to build the facility. At Art&Seek, we’re happy to bring you the full program, which first aired Monday night on KERA Television: Get the Flash Player to [...]
Guest blogger Gail Sachson is Vice-Chair of the Dallas Cultural Affairs Commission and an arts educator and advocate. The DMA is for Swingers: Swingers who bounce and bop and hop! Celebrating the Sara & Gerald Murphy exhibition and the life-style of the 1920s, Friday’s Late night at the DMA featured Trella Hart singing the music [...]
Did any arts leaders from the North Texas area attend the recent National Performing Arts Convention in Denver — the one that brought together more than 3,000 people from dance, theater, opera and music? Just curious about any local response/connection to the many panels, the ArtsJournal blog about the conference and other online responses. But [...]
Audio: Listen to the commentary Last month’s New York Times feature on the Denton music scene boasted only a passing mention of Centro-Matic, the low-fi, high-octane brainchild of singer-songwriter Will Johnson that has spent a decade proving melodic, moving rock music can sound glorious without sounding pretty. The Times treatment could have been a slight, [...]